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>>> we have breaking news, a building has been evacuated. what can you tell us. >>> we're at the medical office building on the grounds of sinai hospital. a short time ago, the officials were called to the building for the report of a fire. they struck out the rest of the box and there are a dozen pieces of fire equipment. the building is evacuated and there's smoke and the odor of smoke in one of the stairwells inside the building. one has suffered, what's believed to be smoke inhalation and that person is going to be taken to the emergency room here at sinai hospital. the firefighters haven't determined the source of the smoke and the building is evacuated. we'll keep you updated. >>> all right, thank you. >>> and we're keeping a close eye on the weather this noon after a rainy start to the day. a live look outside now and clouds still hanging around. there's blue sky to the south and east. marty bass is in the out back and bernadette woods in the weather center. >>> it's a turbulent atmosphere now. we're wrapping up the storms and the rain. we can show you, there are
. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> tropical storm hermine is losing steam as it moves through the southern u.s. the storm made landfall in northeast mexico yesterday with winds as high as 65 miles an hour. the area may have gotten lucky with the storm. right now there are no reports of serious injuries or major damage. >>> an out of control wildfires a burned dozens of homes in boulder, colorado. wind gusts quickly spread the blaze. more than 500 residents have been evacuated and 3,000 more are under mandatory evacuation. people living in the area said they are used to wildfires but this is something they had never seen before. >> once the fire storm hit, the flames were up about 200 neat in the air. >> the people, the houses, the pets, all the wildlife, it's devastating. >> the cause of the fire sun noafnlt officials said it's still too early to know how much of the fire has been contained. >>> the to military commander in afghanistan is warning against burning a copy of the koran. there was a plan to do it on the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. it has also sparked protests from afghani people here in the u.s
overflowed the banks. jeff dube lived in the area for 14 years and he says he's used to the weather and this is different. >> when it gets to a certain point, you worry. >> reporter: the less dents try drying out and another storm is moving in on saturday. alexis christoforous, cbs news. >>> and you didn't see it, but the national guard is helping some residents in the hard hit areas. >>> fault baltimore county is getting $5 million in federal funding. fema approved the money after cleaning up from storms. we got off to a foggy start this morning and for the most part, that's lifted. take a live look at the inner harbor. you can see, this is from sky eye chopper 13. you can see a low ceiling out there and everyone's concerned about what to expect for the weekend and bernadette woods is in the first warning weather senter. good afternoon, bernadette. good afternoon, don and everyone out there. before we get to the weekend, we'll look at the hazy sun and the bigger news is going to be hot. the potential record breakers as we head into this hour. it's 87 degrees in baltimore. we've jum
residents are told not to use the showers until they're tested. it can cause potentially deadly pneumonia. >>> a florida minister says he's going through with his plan to burn korans on 9/11. several leaders are asking him to reconsider. here's the report from gainsville, florida with the latest on the controversy. >> reporter: the florida reverend planning on burning copies of the koran on 9/11 says he's not changing his plan. >> we're not convinced that backing down is the right thing. >> reporter: terry jones has 50 followers. and president obama said they should cancel the event. >> this stunt that he is talking about pulling could greatly endanger our young men and women in uniform. >> reporter: the top u.s. commander in afghanistan echoed that message. >> we're concerned that the images from the burning of a koran would be used in the same way that exsteamists used other images. >> police here will be keeping a close eye on things saturday. students are planning a counter protest and the city's major called it an embarrassment to the community. >> we believe since they've been denie
of an organization planning attacks against the u.s. do you still believe it's a critical policy to capture or kill him? and here you are two years in, your campaign saying that you were going to run a smarter war on terror than the bush administration and you haven't captured him and you don't seem to know where he is. >> well, i think capturing or killing bin laden would be extremely important to our national security. it doesn't solve all of our problems but it remain as high priority of this administration. one of the things that we've been very successful at over the last few years is to ramp up the pressure on al qaeda and their key leaders. and as a consequence, they have been holed up in ways that have made it harder for them to operate. and part of what has happened is that bin laden has gone deep underground. even more often out there has been much more cautious, but we have the best minds, the best intelligence officers, the best special forces who are thinking about this day and night. and they will continue to think about it day and night as long as i'm president. >> do you think ameri
. >> as jessamy took over, violent crime is down 59%. >> if he's arrest -- elected, he'll take us back 60 years. >> saying bernstein would take us back 60 years harkens to the racist times. that was inappropriate. >> reporter: pat jessamy is saying that's not what she meant, she said she was talking about bernstein's position on intervention programs. she never brought race up as a discussion. all of this is going to have to be sorted out by voters who get their say tomorrow during the primary, meanwhile, both candidates will be out and about today to meet and greet supporters to get more votes for tomorrow. i'm derek valcourt, eyewitness news. >>> stay with wjz-13 for the complete coverage of campaign 20120. 2010. for the latest, go to wjz.com. >>> opening statements are underway in the trial of the men accused of killing ken harris. he was shot outside of the new haven lounge in 2008. several weeks ago, a judge ruled dna evidence linking a man to the crime would be allowed in court. the man's lawyer says it was obtained unlawfully. two others are also charged with the murder. >> a child disco
as the hurricane gets near us, it's supposed to pick up the speed. when it picks up, some of the water rolls back down the bay. so we're not looking at too much surge. there could be problems in chester county, but nothing that they're not used to dealing with. we're not expect any problem. >> okay. alex demetrick reporting there. joining us now is adam may. he's on his way to ocean city where people are keep lag close eye on the store. good afternoon, adam, what can you tell us. >> they are keeping a close eye on the storm. later on this afternoon, emergency management officials as well as city leaders in ocean city are going to be talking about their preparedness. as marty was saying, it does look like the storm will be further off the coast than some originally thought, 140, 15 miles off the coast, but that does not mean ocean city will be in the clear. they are right now predicting winds of 30 to 40 miles an hour in ocean city at the height of the storm. wind gusts of 50 to 55 miles an hour. the impact could be some heavy waves, beach erosion, some minor to moderate flooding in some of the lo
county executive jim smith. good afternoon. what can you tell us about baltimore county? >> good afternoon to you. we're fairing fairly well. it helps when people use common sense. going around the barriers is -- it's hard to understand because we've had such great cooperation between so many of the agencies and the police and the public works, two of the agencies have been working hand and glove and a road that is partially closed until public works get there. they put up the barrier and the police go on to assist other areas. we need the cooperation of the public but all the agencies are working very, very well together. with respect to the two shelters, they're really open for people who feel threatened, particular thy those who are -- could be impacted by the tidal surge. that's supposed to owe consider around 12:48 p.m. if they are afrayed for their pets we have coordinated with animal control. they can bring their pets. if they're bringing their pets with them, we're prepared to even take care of the pets. we have done 6500 row versus 911 calls. there are robocalls, mostly
>>> the storm strengthens. tropical storm nicole moves close to the u.s. coast and when maryland could start feeling the effects. >>> hello, i'm don scott. >>> and i'm jessica kartalija -- >>> what kind of impact is nicole going to have, we'll show you the weather center with bernadette woods and marty bass. >>> well, the center of it isn't quick, but the rain ahead of it is already in maryland. we have bands of heavy rainmaking i into the southeastern shore and that's going to move into the southern tip here. east of the rain, it's picking up and it's on the doorstep of baltimore and annapolis. and denton, already heavy rain and federals burg and heading down into salisbury and this is just the beginning. we'll switch it over and show you the latest statistics on nicole. the senor is to the south and ahead of it, that's connected with this. take a look at the track, the winds are up to 40 miles per hour and it's moving to the north east. and it will probably gain more strength at this point. and the track ends. and this is by the national hurricane center. they think it will los
treatment program. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. >>> in today's wjz-13 health watch report, there's a twist and a not so surprising study, one out of three americans depend on coffee to get through their work day. nurses and doctors and hotel workers are third. >> and the morning news anchor. >> maybe! >>> and be sure to check back in with wjz-13 at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. >> there's a new drink that's popular and it's dangerous, should this drink be out lawed? join us for the story and all of the breaking news at 4:00. of the breaking news at 4:00. >> we haveve we got stuck with a 72% rate hike. but martin o'malley got tough on bge, forcing them to pay back $2 billion to consumers. and what's bob ehrlich been doing the past four years? he got paid $2.5 million at a lobbying firm, a firm representing special interests and casinos right here in maryland. that's bob ehrlich-- a 72% increase for us and $2.5 million from special interests for himself. nice work, bob. old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland creat
in the crash tuesday. he was a former navy seal. >>> the president used his second address to ask the world to back the mideast peace process. as we report from wjz-13, he also took a shot at iran. >> reporter: president obama is requesting world leaders get behind the middle east peace process. >> this time, it will be different. we won't let terror or politics stand in the way. >> reporter: as the u.s. leads fragile negotiations for two states living side by side in peace, the international community must do its part. >> many are friends of the palestinians. these pledges must be supported by deeds. >> reporter: president obama called on arab states to step up aid. he said he wanted to see a secure israel and welcome an independent palestinian state. >> the president highlighted the u.s. role in fighting terrorism and securing nuclear weapons. >> the iranian government must demonstrate a clear and credible commitment and confirm to the world, the peaceful intent of the nuclear program. >> reporter: mahmoud ahmadinejad will offer a rebuttal when he addresses the assembly later on this afte
time we put our differences behind us and i reach out to everyone in baltimore county to heal our division and we need to go together. once again, we'll be democrats united. >> reporter: the race against the fellow councilman was the most expensive. bartenfelder said he would like to thank his supporters and friends and family. he's part of the type of campaign he ran -- that focused on the issues for all of the citizens. i concede and i wish the citizens well. >> i'm honored to be the nominee for the executive. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: kamenetz will face ken holt in the election. i had a long conversation with kamenetz. he said he spent a lot of money in the race and he's jumping back in and raising money. he's opening the doors and trying to bring the democratic party together before the general. reporting live, i'm adam may. jessica, back to you. >>> and there's no clear winner in the high profile race for state's attorney in baltimore. right now, the challenger leads pat jessamy by 1400 votes. >>> wjz-13 campaign 2010 coverage begins with mike hellgren and absentee
, not politicians and we're eager to have our children return to us. >> reporter: the family members spoke at a news conference with sara. she says when the others are released, she doesn't feel fully free. this is not the time to celebrate. my disappointment in not sharing this with shane and josh is crushing. i stand before you today 1/3 free. >> reporter: president mahmoud ahmadinejad is attending meetings today and having him in town lets protestors send their messages. >> reporter: politicians and activists gathered near the un in building a nuclear arsenal and the abuse of human rights. in an interview in new york, he pointed to his release of a hiker as a humanitarian gesture saying that the u.s. should release eight iranians. >> the u.s. government should make a humanitarian gesture. >> reporter: he says she's seeking peace and the future belongs to iran. >>> ahmadinejad will address the general assembly thursday. >>> right now, the damage is assessed after hurricane igor battled bermuda. it was a force to be wreck conned with. heavy rains and winds knocked out power to 20,000 people. they w
for businesses. >>> and another picture perfect day is in store for us today. taking a live look outside. mother nature is giving us a gorgeous labor day. we're live with the first warning weather and marty has more out back and first, bernadette woods. >>> hello, jessica and everyone out there. now, a new tropical storm formed and right now, around here, taking a look at temperatures, this is how we start out the day, 56-degrees in baltimore and 40s in the mountains and it's already 77 in baltimore and 80 in d.c. and the humidity levels are starting to creep up as a warmup takes hold and for more, here's marty. >> it's gorgeous, bernadette, thank you. and good afternoon, everyone. we'll look at the graphic that tells the story. another area of high pressure is getting to move into that such position. it will funnel for humidity and remember the dew point, 57 and we'll remember that tomorrow. it will add heat and we're getting closer to 90 degrees soon. this time of the year, the burst of heat and humidity are short lived. look at the cold front on the leftside of the screen. bernadette woods wi
. it came from a porcelain company that etches. they use the acid to etch into stone and it leaked out and their top priority was to get the people evacuated. they'll continue to work on the scene. >> reporter: around 10:00 this morning, the crews respond to the 2900 block of witting ton avenue in baltimore for an acid spill. while teams survey the area over an hour into the work, they realize it's worse than they thought. we've found a 55-gallon drum of this acid, it's a highly toxic acid and it's now empty. we found trails of it throughout the building and in some of the spaces as well and it's seeped into some of the carpet areas. >> what's your biggest concern right now with the acid? >> well, the biggest concern we'll take is newt losing thes a -- neutralizing -- this acid. >> reporter: and the authorities say it's so dangerous, it can cause respiratory arrest and burns off limbs. we'll update you with the latest. weijia jiang, eyewitness news. >> thank you, and among the businesses evacuated, a small recording studio and a warehouse. we'll have more on this tonight. >>> police ch
for surging waves and riptides, but i want you to bring in this one graphic. there is, would you tell us -- there is, without question, keep in mind, this is the second largest weekend down in ocean city. bethany, rehoboth, extrap they 8 that to ocean city, new jersey, cape may. and we are going to have another bout of big waves. this surge moving right against the coast. that's going to mean rip currents. and we may not be out of that scenario until we get to monday. skies will clear out clearly in baltimore by late afternoon. certainly ocean city during the overnight. we're going to have a dynamite weekend. we may have, if people don't use their brains, a redo of the 250 rescues in ocean city last saturday. i think this is a back story that is going to become a headline story here over the course of the next three days, if people are not careful. so we move the storm out, then we get ready for labor day weekend. meteorologist tim williams is what will be refreshing conditions coming up shortly. now, back to you. >>> north carolina was spared what could have been a major blow from earl.
, as that storm passes by as a major storm. now, the time frame for us is going to be more so thursday night into friday. then it's really going to kick ought of here to the east, eventually. but the latest we have to update you on is take a look at this pink area. hurricane watch goes into effect as the storm is approaching us in the next day or so. for more on this, here is tim. >> what we have been doing, of course, bernadette, showed you the latest track. we have been talking about the consistency also of the model. this is what we called the spaghetti plot. it is basically many different models, compiled to show you the different consistencies of the path, where it is expected to move. the other models all have this, moving right on up the east coast, as bernadette mentioned, and moving out to sea. but the consistency here and the collaborative thinking, between all of the models is that it definitely will be moving through. and again, that time frame will be friday into saturday. the beaches all along the east coast, from the outer banks right on up into new england. we need to really
happening on the eightth floor. we're waiting for a police officer information to meet us with. what we do know is that one man has shot a doctor inside the nelson building in johns hopkins hospital. we are on our way to the scene to see what the condition of this doctor is and what the condition is of any other people who might have been injured as well. don, back to you. >> thank you. we know a lot of you have connections to johns hopkins hospital. so we'll repeat. a doctor has been shot at johns hopkins hospital and the person has barricaded himself inside a room. we will continue to update you. >>> meanwhile, 36 hours later and still no clear winner in the race for baltimore city state's attorney with 100% of the precincts reporting, gregg bernstein leading patricia jessamy by 100 votes but that does not include absentee ballots. that's being counted right now at the board of elections. mike hellgren has the latest. >> reporter: the counting of those 2198 absentee ballots began a little more than an hour ago. we're told they're taking a 10- minute break and will count the remaining 20
around this rugged country. already this year 525 u.s. and nato service members have been killed in afghanistan, making it the deadliest year for international forces since the war began nine years ago. reporting for wjz eyewitness news. >> an american civilian and another u.s. service member were also injured in that crash. >>> this evening family and friends of a falston football player will be held. >> joey d'entremont was hit by a car last friday night. police say the 19-year-old driver who struck him had the right of way. a memorial fund for joey d'entremont has been set up. the funeral will be held from 6 to 9 at the mountain christian church in joppa. don, back to you. >> while police are still investigating the accident, they say speed and alcohol were not factors. >>> the first of six people charged in the murder of a east tow son man gas. porter his if karla is among those accused in the murder for hire plot. prosecutors said coyle arranged the meeting and he now faces life in prison. >>> a 66-year-old woman is dead after being hit in the head with a steering wheel lock
,000 marylanders lost their jobs last month. four years ago, martin o'malley misled us. now he's just making stuff up. bob ehrlich. we can do better. >>> peace talks between israelis and palestinians are on the verge of collapsing there was a ban on new construction that expired. palestinians were apposed to the construction. the peace talks could collapse unless israel extends the band. >>> a man shot and killed his estranged wife and stepchildren and turned the gun on himself. a neighbor that was a police officer heard the shots. inside,the police found the bodies of the children and wife. his children were also inside the house, but they were not harmed. >>> all right, we'll go to the weather center now. we have breaking weather news bernadette woods has the latest. >>> well, we have a tornado warning in effect for howard county. i want to show you first warning doppler weather radar. we have the rotation in it and it's gotten into a thunderstorm. this is what we're seeing and this storm potential for a tornado with the thunderstorm. we'll see a few things here to show you what's going on with
the money. >> reporter: the u.s. governments don't have relations with iran so the swiss are handling it. officials told cbs news they didn't want to comment until after they left the iranian air space. her mother says she has serious medical factors and the others remain in custody. this morning, the government announced their trial is extended for two months. that didn't say when they may go to trial. analysts say that the reports over when and how they would be released could mean they're divided on what to do with the jailed americans. in washington, joel brown, wjz- 13 eyewitness news. >> and at this hour, there's no word on who paid for shore's bail. >>> if you enjoyed the weather yesterday, you'll be happy with the next few days as well. it's a beautiful afternoon once again. we're live with the first warning weather coverage. marty is enjoying the day. it's gorgeous. and first,'ll start with bernadette. >> hello, it's a beautiful afternoon. this is what i want to show you, temperatures around the region. we're warming up. you can see, it's already 80 degrees in baltimore and look
and sunshine. winds picking up out of the northwest. it's a much drier wind for us, going to be gusting at times this afternoonment calm down tonight. temperature wise 74 in baltimore. 28 ocean city. closer you can see 73 bel air. 75 in annapolis. on your way to close to 80 this afternoon. tonight dropping as the air comes in from the northwest. overall here is the situation the front gets out of here, here is another one behind it. comes together like this. this one leaving us. high pressure coming in tonight through tomorrow. calms down the wind and provides sunshine. sunday this next front comes our way. look how strung out it is east to west. sunday in to monday, not a whole lot of moisture. when it gets to your area. mixed clouds and sunshine. winds picking up, if showers, a really small chance. the other thing it's going to do is keep the hurricanes away from the east coast. here is karl. we are starting with this one. overnight this became a major hurricane. catgoer 3 or high ser considered major. this three is coming on shore as we speak. winds 121 miles per hour. moving slowly
, it's the chance for a shower or a thunderstorm. and the storm prediction center put us at a risk for a severe storm. it will be a close call. we have a chance for a shower and thunderstorm. that front gets out of here and here's the next one. while it does, the temperatures will sore. then, the front comes through saturday. there's a chance for a shower with it. it gets knocked off to the south and it will bring the heat back with it. out on the water, this is meandering around. it's going to turn around to the northwest and winds are at 46 miles per hour. you have to highlight this, it could be the next organized tropical storm system. and it's matthew and we'll keep you updated on that one. small craft advisory for our water. today, the forecast is going up to 88 degrees and a chance for a late shower or thunderstorm. tonight, going down to 67, it will be a warm one and tomorrow, up to 90 degrees and it listen a muggy afternoon. we're in the 90s again and the next few days will be hot ones. >> muggy for autumn. and don't forget, it's the raven's home opener. you can catch the g
ago, martin o'malley misled us. now he's just making stuff up. bob ehrlich. we can do better. >>> a gunman at the university of texas walked into the library and started shooting and then turned the gun on himself. no one else was injured. >>> parents are pushing for new laws designed to make teen drivers safer on the road. the stand up act would require drivers to be 16 years for a permit and 18 for a full license. and cell phone use would be out lawed in the car. and if it becomes law, 4000 lives could be saved each and every year. >>> david beckham filed a lawsuit against "intouch" magazine saying he had sex with a prostitute. the lawsuit claims that the publisher knowingly reported false information. the former prostitution claimed it happened in 2007. >>> and take another live look outside. stick around, your forecast is 2 1/2 minutes away. >>> first, here's a look at today's midday stocks and last night's winning lottery numbers. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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